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17' Hyundai Tuscon (Oil suggestions ) #4471988
07/27/17 01:23 PM
07/27/17 01:23 PM
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Florida
johnpawl Offline OP
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Just bought a new Tuscon 1.6T, Being a Tech for many years,I'll be doing the oil changes on my own and I'm getting ready for my 1st.
As the vehicle is new,I don't have SI on this vehicle yet on Identifix and would like recommendations on viscosity and brand to use.
The info in the OM is vague to say the least,but they keep on scaring me with their ACEA a5 rating they have listed.
I've also read the forums to find info, and called up 3 different (Florida) dealerships to see what they are using.
One says it's using 5w-30 (full syn) and the other's are at 5w-20 (semi-syn)...Probably Quaker State considering it's recommended under the hood.
Now I'm confusing myself even more. This shouldn't be so hard to figure out,lol.

Anyway, what I was thinking is 5w-20 Castrol Edge (or Ext.Perf) with the OE filter at 5000 mile intervals,but I'm looking at all opinions and options.Hence,one of the the reason I joined BITOG.
Thanks in advance,
John-


17' Hyundai Tuscon 1.6T
95' Ford F150 XLT 4x4 5.0
94' Mitsubishi Eclipse 1.8
Re: 17' Hyundai Tuscon (Oil suggestions ) [Re: johnpawl] #4471998
07/27/17 01:31 PM
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Does it have the DCT?

crush


2012 Hyundai Sonata GLS 6MT 2.4GDI, ProDS 10w30, XG9688 filter, 2018 Mitsubishi Outlander SEL 2.4 CVT, Factory fill still.
Re: 17' Hyundai Tuscon (Oil suggestions ) [Re: Brons2] #4472003
07/27/17 01:35 PM
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Florida
johnpawl Offline OP
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Originally Posted By: Brons2
Does it have the DCT?

crush


Yes...and so far i'm liking it.Nice ride.


17' Hyundai Tuscon 1.6T
95' Ford F150 XLT 4x4 5.0
94' Mitsubishi Eclipse 1.8
Re: 17' Hyundai Tuscon (Oil suggestions ) [Re: johnpawl] #4472005
07/27/17 01:35 PM
07/27/17 01:35 PM
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il usa
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QS stated under the hood !

If you also want to save $$$ then QSUD 5w30 perhaps if thats what the manual says.

Qsud is 21 bucks for 5 quarts at walmart and 7 dollar rebate from qs.
Pp 5w30 is 25 at walmart and 10 dollar rebate from pennzoil.


1988 Mazda RX7 na PP 10w30 Noack 4.7
1994 Chrysler Concorde 3.3
1999 Ford Expedition 4.6 QSUD 10W30 NOACK 5.0
Re: 17' Hyundai Tuscon (Oil suggestions ) [Re: johnpawl] #4472070
07/27/17 02:26 PM
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Balearic Islands , Spain
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I rented one this week, i liked it, it was a 1.6 or 2.0 Diesel, i would not mind owning one.
If i'm not mistaken this is a Direct injection gas engine in yours, if so i would use Castrol Magnatec 5W-30 as it has been shown to work well in other DI engines.
And it meets A5 afaik.


1975 Ford Capri II Ghia 3000 V6, - Shell Helix HX3 20W-50 w/ 20% Rimula R4X 15W-40 HDEO.

1988 Ford Escort Mk4 Xr3i Cabrio, - Shell Rimula R4X 15W-40, w/ 30% Helix 3 20W-50.
Re: 17' Hyundai Tuscon (Oil suggestions ) [Re: johnpawl] #4472119
07/27/17 03:31 PM
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Slovenia EU
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Use 5w40 or 0w40 (most likely easier to find over the pond) and with A3/B4... MB 229.5....Bmw LL-01... Euro specs...

OCI on 7500-10.000kms <----MAX!!!


2011 Hyundai i30 1.4 CVVT Shell Helix Ultra 5w40
1997 Toyota Landcruiser KZJ95 3.0 TD Shell Rimula R6M 10w40
Re: 17' Hyundai Tuscon (Oil suggestions ) [Re: Kamele0N] #4472121
07/27/17 03:34 PM
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Originally Posted By: Kamele0N

OCI on 7500-10.000kms <----MAX!!!


That is the main reason why such a short OCI and heavier grade oil...

https://bobistheoilguy.com/forums/ubbthreads.php/topics/4471818/What_does_fuel_dilution_do_to_


2011 Hyundai i30 1.4 CVVT Shell Helix Ultra 5w40
1997 Toyota Landcruiser KZJ95 3.0 TD Shell Rimula R6M 10w40
Re: 17' Hyundai Tuscon (Oil suggestions ) [Re: johnpawl] #4472162
07/27/17 04:20 PM
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Kendall, FL
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Go with Pennzoil Platinum if sticking with SOPUS as QSUD doesn't list ACEA A5 as a spec. Since the OCi are so short, per the OM, I wouldn't sweat the viscosity and just go with what's in the book.

Ironically Hyundai recommends an oil (as you said, QS sticker under-hood and in the OM ) that doesn't meet the spec "required".


'18 KIA Sportage LX AWD 2.4L: MSS 10w30
'13 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport 2.0T: EDGE 5w30
Re: 17' Hyundai Tuscon (Oil suggestions ) [Re: johnpawl] #4472202
07/27/17 05:13 PM
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St. Louis
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I went from 5w-20 Valvoline bulk Premium Conventional to DYI Pennzoil Plantinum 5w-30 on my Elantra. I like it. Not noticing drop in mileage. Dealer uses whoever they have a contract with and mine is with Valvoline. The label under the hood listing Shell Hellix or Quaker State seems to be more about marketing on the oil companies part.


Truth alone triumphs, not untruth.

2017 Elantra SE
Re: 17' Hyundai Tuscon (Oil suggestions ) [Re: johnpawl] #4472279
07/27/17 06:46 PM
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Florida, Cape Coral
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I would seriously consider Mobil 1 or Pennzoil Platinum in 5w30. Both of these oils meet the Acura/Honda TURBO spec. (forgot the nomenclature). I would not use any oil that is not approved during the warranty period however. Ed


CX5 Touring 2.5L :-)
Re: 17' Hyundai Tuscon (Oil suggestions ) [Re: johnpawl] #4472300
07/27/17 07:06 PM
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Is it true that the car in question can also take 5w40 for warranty purposes?
If so and you are in florida i dont know if i wud go 5w30.


1988 Mazda RX7 na PP 10w30 Noack 4.7
1994 Chrysler Concorde 3.3
1999 Ford Expedition 4.6 QSUD 10W30 NOACK 5.0
Re: 17' Hyundai Tuscon (Oil suggestions ) [Re: johnpawl] #4472578
07/27/17 11:49 PM
07/27/17 11:49 PM
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Port Aransas, TX
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Port Aransas, TX
Interesting...
Put your car in Mobil 1 oil selector it came back with"Based on what you've told us, your vehicle manufacturer recommends a 5W-30 or 5W-40 viscosity and oil that meets ACEA A5/B5. We currently do not offer any motor oils in the United States that meet these specifications."

Quaker State selector,"Quaker State Ultimate Durability 5W-30 Full Synthetic
is recommended for your HYUNDAI (US)"

Pennzoil selector, " Pennzoil Ultra Platinum 5W-30

Strange that nothing for your car came up on Castrol site.

Re: 17' Hyundai Tuscon (Oil suggestions ) [Re: Eddie] #4472640
07/28/17 05:14 AM
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Use M1 in DI turbo - less calcium so should be better to prevent LSPI .
Originally Posted By: Eddie
I would seriously consider Mobil 1 or Pennzoil Platinum in 5w30. Both of these oils meet the Acura/Honda TURBO spec. (forgot the nomenclature). I would not use any oil that is not approved during the warranty period however. Ed


2017 Hyundai Sonata 2.4L GDI 4 cylinder
2010 Hyundai Elantra 2.0L 4 cylinder
2007 Kia Sedona 3.8L 6 cylinder
Re: 17' Hyundai Tuscon (Oil suggestions ) [Re: Stevie] #4472726
07/28/17 07:28 AM
07/28/17 07:28 AM
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Florida
johnpawl Offline OP
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Originally Posted By: Stevie
Interesting...
Put your car in Mobil 1 oil selector it came back with"Based on what you've told us, your vehicle manufacturer recommends a 5W-30 or 5W-40 viscosity and oil that meets ACEA A5/B5. We currently do not offer any motor oils in the United States that meet these specifications."

Quaker State selector,"Quaker State Ultimate Durability 5W-30 Full Synthetic
is recommended for your HYUNDAI (US)"

Pennzoil selector, " Pennzoil Ultra Platinum 5W-30

Strange that nothing for your car came up on Castrol site.


I hear ya'. Like I've mentioned, this should be an easier decision to make.
Been getting conflicting responses everywhere I go,lol.


17' Hyundai Tuscon 1.6T
95' Ford F150 XLT 4x4 5.0
94' Mitsubishi Eclipse 1.8
Re: 17' Hyundai Tuscon (Oil suggestions ) [Re: FordCapriDriver] #4472732
07/28/17 07:34 AM
07/28/17 07:34 AM
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Florida
johnpawl Offline OP
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Originally Posted By: FordCapriDriver
I rented one this week, i liked it, it was a 1.6 or 2.0 Diesel, i would not mind owning one.
If i'm not mistaken this is a Direct injection gas engine in yours, if so i would use Castrol Magnatec 5W-30 as it has been shown to work well in other DI engines.
And it meets A5 afaik.


Very quiet/ smooth ride to be honest. Only have 1200 on the clock, so still breaking it in.
Yes, this is a GDI Turbo.


17' Hyundai Tuscon 1.6T
95' Ford F150 XLT 4x4 5.0
94' Mitsubishi Eclipse 1.8
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